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Apprentice Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant THE HUB PHARMACY LIMITED

We're looking for a high-performing and pleasant team player to join our pharmacy team. You will work to provide excellent patient service through greeting and serving customers on the pharmacy counter, whilst also supporting the dispensary team. Patient care is at the heart of everything we do and this role is an important responsibility.

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Closing date: 29 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Shifts to be discussed at interview. Opening hours are Monday to Saturday 07:00 - 22:00, Sunday: 09.00 - 19:00

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000072690

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will be required to speak to patients, dispense prescriptions, and deal with all other aspects of the pharmacy.
  • No experience is required, all training will be given.
  • You will work to provide excellent patient service through greeting and serving customers on the pharmacy counter, whilst also supporting the dispensary team.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship.
  • Functional Skills maths and English Level 1 and/or Level 2, as appropriate.
  • Training will take place at the workplace - no need to travel to a college.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship you will be a qualified pharmacy dispenser and would be able to work in any pharmacy as a dispenser.
  • If offered by an employer, you would be able to progress to a Level 3 Pharmacy Technician apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Interpersonal Skills, Potential to improve, Interest in pharmacy work, Friendliness, Discretion and tact, Methodical and Organised, Ability to work under pressure, Punctuality, Willingness to learn, Reliability, Confidence, Confidentiality

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent maths, English and science (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

You would be required to be active for the majority of your working day.

About the employer

Our vision is to create a clinically focussed pharmacy company which strives to improve the health of all our patients. This vision is recognised in everything that we do; through our pharmacy teams, through the way we treat our patients, through the clinical services we offer and even through the way our pharmacies are designed and built. We treat all our patients the same, whether or not we see them face-to-face or whether we communicate with them via telephone or the internet.

Employer

THE HUB PHARMACY LIMITED

Address

Chorley Pharmacy

13-17 Peel Street

Chorley

PR7 2EY

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Training

Training provider

BUTTERCUPS TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Apprenticeship Onboarding Team

enquiries@buttercups.co.uk

0115 937 4936

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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